The book Illuminated Pixels: The Why, What, and How of Digital Lighting - 1st Edition from Cengage Course Tech. provides a unique and balanced approach to creating great lighting by looking at the why, what, and how of lighting. It defines the goals of lighting and explains how to use your lights to accomplish each goal. Without a proper knowledge of real-world light, your digital lighting may appear odd or unnatural. This book discusses the properties of light not just in a theoretical sense, but with further discussion of the digital tools you can use to re-create them. This book will help you find and apply the appropriate techniques to achieve the best possible digital lighting for your project.
It explains artistry, real-world physics, and computer technology in a practical, integrated way, giving you the knowledge needed to master the art of digital lighting. All the content and skills taught are non-software-specific, making this book an essential tool for any digital lighting professional or hobbyist.